Vigna Traverso Sauvignon DOC


Price per bottle 0,75l

Vigna Traverso became part of the Ornella Molon Traverso family in 1998.

This new company, always driven by a philosophy that has quality as its main cardinal point, immediately met with excellent results and great appreciation from Italian and international public and critics alike. The restructuring of the vineyards, the introduction of new plants with high density per hectare and the use of extremely modern equipment have permitted the company to enter the market with excellent quality wines.

45 hectares of land, 16 dedicated to vines, are situated halfway up the hills, with the ideal soil, microclimate and altitude to produce great wines with very refined bouquet and structure. The white grape varieties are Pinot Grigio, Tocai, Sauvignon, Ribolla Gialla and Piccolit, while the red grape varieties are Cabernet Franc, Refosco, Merlot and Schioppettino.

The new vines have been planted with the guyot cultivation method, reproposing local varieties, reducing the amount of grapes per vine with the aim of improving the quality of the wine even further. We have a beautiful view of the hills with the terraced rows of vines, surrounded by the woods with the cellar in the centre.

Wine Features

Winery: Vigna Traverso
Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Grapes Used: 100% Sauvignon
Vinification: Soft pressing of the grape. A quota of the grapes is subjected to cold maceration (5° C.) for 7–8 hours. The must is then subjected to cold settling and then decanted for fermentation at a controlled temperature of 16-17° C.
Ageing: Yeast contact until the spring, when it is bottled and aged in the bottle for a further few months.
Vintage: 2013
Alcohol: 13.0%
Bottle Size: 0.75l
Colour: White wine with delicate greenish tinges.
Taste: Aromatic, mineral-driven palate, full-bodied with good acidity.
Aroma: Assertive aroma reminiscent of tomato leaves, pepper, sage, mint, white peach, papaya and other exotic fruits and elderflower.

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